Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 27, 2014

Calvin Arthur Farrell

FRANKLIN, N.C. — Calvin Arthur Farrell, 59, of Franklin, N.C., passed away peacefully at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville, N.C. A native of Traverse City, he was a son of Dolores Umlor Swanson, of Traverse City, and the late Calvin Arthur Deviney.

Mr. Farrell spent his younger adult life traveling as a farrier and finished his working life as a master carpenter.

He enjoyed the wilderness with his children as often as he could.

He will be greatly missed by those who were privileged to have known him.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his children, Calvin B. Farrell and wife, Taryn, and Kate L. Smutok and husband, David; siblings, Patrick Farrell, Eddie Farrell, Jane Green, Lisa Bell, Gloria Scrobacki and Janet Farrell; and grandchildren, Ariel, Calvin and Hannah.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be made to the family at

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